Brocade fragment

Italian
17th century


Dimensions

Overall: 14.6 x 14 cm (5 3/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.390

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Greenish-yellow satin ground; through this and through the leaves of the pattern which are of white silk, are woven thin strips of silver. The conventional flowers are woven of yellow silk thread, closely wound with silver. On one side is a pink and white striped selvedge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George Washington Wales